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Beaulieu Vineyard BV Georges de Latour Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
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(1999 Vintage) Dark ruby-violet in color, the 1999 Georges de Latour demonstrates the benefits of judicious green-harvesting during a difficult vintage. Strongly aromatic, the wine reveals classic Rutherford scents of black-cherry, mineral, green and black peppercorn with anise. The flavors are ripe, yet less opulent than in 1998, reflecting the long cool growing season. Rich in berry , mineral , and mild herb flavors, with a supple, lively texture and very fruit forward, the fine, yet firm tannins provide a so...

(1999 Vintage) Napa Valley. Beaulieu may have been the victim of unflattering commentary from the popular wine press lately, but this deep, well-constructed Cabernet comes without caveat or flaw, and its expressive ...

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    Drank Dec 2011- decent bu7 no 1997

    almost 5 years
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  • Wine Advocate
    (1982 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 99 on Jun-95
  • Wine Spectator
    (1982 Vintage) Rating: 81/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 04/16/86
  • Wine & Spirits
    (1999 Vintage)
  • Wine Spectator
    (2008 Vintage) Impressive for its stylish delicacy, finesse and subtle details, this firm red offers complex loamy earth, cherry, currant and plum flavors that build and gain traction on the finish, where the tannins have a pleasing loamy edge.
  • Robert Parker
    (1997 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 132